Three crewmembers of the International Space Station have returned safely to Earth, ending their six-month orbital mission.
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Pledging to uphold the Japanese spirit of "wa" -- harmony -- Koichi Wakata took command of the International Space Station on Sunday, the first Japanese astronaut to lead a human space mission. Continue reading â†’
Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata has captured many impressive views through his camera lens, but this is one of the most beautiful. Continue reading â†’
Japanese space station astronaut Koichi Wakata photographs a beautiful scene of the moon hanging above the Earth from orbit. Continue reading â†’
Japanese space scientists are set to trial a tether they hope will help pull junk out of orbit around Earth, clearing up tonnes of planetary clutter.
In an orbital first, a robot has held its own in a conversation with a human.
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
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